Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.

Hi, my name is binxy2609!

binxy2609 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
Hi my name is actually Carole lol x 


  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Carole,
    Welcome to the community! Would you mind telling us a bit about yourself?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • binxy2609
    binxy2609 Community member Posts: 5 Listener
    I am 52yrs old and have been going to docs with different ailments for 10 years, although I do have L4&5 herniated discs in spine and one trapping the nerve and osteoarthritis,  anyway I have now been diagnosed by my newish GP with fibromyalgia. I was referred to a rhumatologt but they have refused to see any more fibro patients.  So what now ...I am appealing PIP because the HCP said she did mobility side of assessment but I sat through the whole assessment...
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @binxy2609 and a warm welcome to the community! Thank you for sharing this with us all. I am sorry to hear about your diagnosis, I hope it helps in some way to get some answers. We also wish you the best of look with your PIP appeal. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to be in touch. You may also find the physical impairments, chronic pain and PIP boards particularly useful. The Scope website have an appeal section that can be found here

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